disability

Part of speech: noun

Lack of ability; inability.

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Usage examples "disability":

  1. In compound fractures, non- union sometimes occurs, and causes persistent disability. - "Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition.", Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson.
  2. The passage of what is known as the disability bill has, as was foreseen, very largely increased the annual disbursements to the disabled veterans of the Civil War. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
  3. Social security has long helped to meet the hardships of retirement, death, and disability. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.